Opa! How to Make a Refreshing Greek Frappé Coffee


Opa! How to Make a Refreshing Greek Frappé Coffee

What is the recipe for a traditional Greek frappé coffee?

Opa! How to Make a Refreshing Greek Frappé Coffee

If you ever find yourself in a Greek cafe during the summer months, chances are you’ll spot someone enjoying a frappé coffee. This refreshing iced coffee drink is a staple in Greece and is the perfect pick-me-up on a hot day. If you can’t make it to Greece, don’t worry – you can easily make your own frappé coffee at home with just a few ingredients.

Greek Frappé Coffee


  • 1-2 teaspoons instant coffee
  • 1-2 teaspoons sugar
  • Splash of water, about 1 tablespoon
  • 1 cup cold water
  • Ice cubes
  • Milk (optional)


  1. Add the instant coffee and sugar to a tall glass.
  2. Add a splash of water to the glass.
  3. Using a frother or a hand mixer, whisk the coffee mixture until it becomes frothy and light brown in color. This should take 2-3 minutes.
  4. Add a cup of cold water to the glass and stir to combine.
  5. Add ice cubes to the glass.
  6. If desired, add milk to the glass and stir.
  7. Enjoy your homemade Greek frappé coffee!


  • Make sure to use a tall glass so that you have room to froth the coffee mixture.
  • If you don’t have a frother or hand mixer, you can use a shaker or a blender instead.
  • If you like your coffee sweeter, adjust the amount of sugar to your liking.


There you have it – a refreshing Greek frappé coffee that you can make in the comfort of your own home. This recipe is perfect for summer months and is sure to become a favorite among coffee lovers. So next time you’re in the mood for an iced coffee, give this recipe a try!


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